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Mar 18, 2013 5:00pm EDT
u.s. intentions at u.s. cooperation with our partners in the region? >> i would send dennis rodman over there. [laughter] the truth is the first thing i would do i would ask why they are doing what they're doing and i would like to hear it from him personally. because we know of course what his surrogates and proxy's are doing. i would like to know from him they close by the way, you know in that region that the three countries that have always been country, iran, turkey, egypt, they are the cornerstone of that region. it does not mean that we want to be like them or anyone want to be like them, but we have to account for the fact that those three countries are the historic cornerstones or and points of that region. the first thing i would like to is what is a they believe the future holds for the region and why are they apparently, it seems to me, on a path to try to dredge up old animosities among sunni and shia, things that frankly in this time in the world history they should be able to find and more peaceful way to pursue. whether their economic aspirations -- the persian peop
Mar 25, 2013 12:00pm EDT
to try to force them to come to a final agreement. been written on this subject. dennis ross and many others have a more strategic view. i will tell it from my perspective of an intelligence officer tried to support this team. i suspect few intelligence officers and few diplomats at the time would have given this approach more than a very strong -- small chance of success. everyone knew it was a pretty high-risk scenario, but yet we've really struggled with always being the naysayers. was he would not be able to deliver his own delegation, much less his electorate. the palestinians were fatally split between generations and other issues, and our feeling was the older generation have more sway than the younger generation. it was entirely possible that incapables genetically of saying yes. most of these points of the end of the day proved right. they did not come as any orrprise to dennis or aaron the diplomatic team leading the debt -- delegation, but it was still a role that we consciously knew we could not be the people who constantly said know. so we asked ourselves, how do
Mar 13, 2013 1:00pm EDT
are most vulnerable. host: cheyenne wyoming, independent line. guest: hi, dennis. caller: i have a couple questions for you. give a little background. retired military, 21 years-plus service, i am now 63 -- 64 years old and retired. and starting to enjoy my life. i got a letter the other day that says due to budget cuts probably, my tricare prime was going to be dropped and didn't if i live within 40 miles of a military base i wouldn't have medical care like i had before. it's looking like approximately six times more than i pay, presently pay is going to cost for health insurance. 21 years, serving my country, putting my life on the line, and now i'm being kicked out of a federal medical service that was not a written guarantee but a verbal guarantee when i joined the military. and i'm looking at you folks sitting in congress getting all this med care care and everything -- medical care and everything. let's put everybody under the affordable health care act, make everybody equal, and make it fair for everyone. your service is in d.c. which could be a war zone but it was no more than me
Mar 28, 2013 10:00am EDT
as they stay within their sphere of competence. some don't. and dennis s -- next, we will have cleaners prescribing medications while the doctors counter money. guest: ok. [laughter] -- all cutter healthcare professionals are required by law to pride is within their scope of practice. that is not new. we been doing that since there has been laws defining us in practice. nurses, physicians and nurse practitioners -- we are legally obligated to fudge and within our scope of practice. that means one of the first things we learn is what we can do and what we cannot do. so we always function within our scope legally peer we do not have a choice. -- legally. we don't have a choice. it is a different way at looking at delivering health care, although it has been around 50 years. we are not as new as the current attention to our role may suggest. we have never sought to replace, take over. we just do not need a legal requirement for another profession, medicine, or any other profession, to supervise us or oversee our practices. we are highly trained. highly educated professionals, who understan
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